Give Up Television

I was not allowed to watch tv as a child (Thank you Mom!) As a teen it was more permitted, but by that age I had lost interest.  As a young adult, in the early 2000s, TV was not compelling. Then came the golden era of television when internet streaming became truly prevalent. The twenty-teens.  […]

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Quarantine Edition: Rewards

Week two of quarantine I had the realization: all my rewards are gone!  No wonder I’m having trouble being disciplined about work. My rewards were simple things: going to a coffee shop and getting a nice latte. Seeing friends in person. Taking a dog walk with another dog. Unconsciously, I was making this tradeoff with […]

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Quarantine Special

Despite the fact we are already working from home, quarantine poses special challenges.  I’m an introvert, he’s an extrovert.  How do we make sure that we get the appropriate levels of social and mental stimulation while staying productive and creative? Besides the obvious -continue to shower, get dressed, brush your hair, put on makeup (if […]

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